Careers

WORKING AT KENES – A GLOBAL COMPANY, THAT FEELS LIKE HOME 

­Creating a truly remarkable event takes professionals. Creating 3,600 conferences in more than 100 cities around the globe, with over 160,000 participants per year, takes a very special kind of passion. The kind you’ll find every day in the people that work at Kenes. For over fifty years, we’ve been nurturing talent and providing opportunities for career growth. It’s the reason we are one of the world’s leading Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs). If you are serious about events, come join our growing family.

Kenes is keen on building and maintaining a global team of confident, competent, customer-oriented employees. We are more than 350 strong – a true ‘family’ of dedicated professionals who provide the best possible service and support to clients around the globe. Simply put, Kenes employees are initiative-takers, doers, starters, and finishers.

At Kenes, we ask you to bring your personality to work. We aim to reflect the diverse nature of society and value our employees’ contributions irrespective of age, sex, race, or religion. We are a team of multinational, multicultural, multilingual and multitalented individuals. Kenes is looking for creative, ambitious and dedicated individuals to join our team. We offer the opportunity for personal and professional growth, with a competitive salary and benefits package.

If you are interested in joining a uniquely professional and enthusiastic team, view the open positions below or send your CV to careers@kenes.com.

Please, read our job candidate privacy notice before applying for a position with us.

Our Values

Kenes Group is an international company that organizes medical conferences all around the globe. We are a team of motivated and friendly individuals who regularly travel to foreign destinations and whose mission is to empower knowledge.

We are searching for a candidate who will be responsible for supporting the Sponsorship & Exhibition Sales Department with marketing initiatives and work closely with the Industry Liaisons to plan and develop sales marketing materials.

Responsibilities:

· Support the sales team with marketing initiatives to drive and increase sales
· Lead the improvement and/or development of the sales materials
· Design of promotional materials of the sales department
· Develop the sales marketing plan on overall congresses
· Create engaging content to drive sales
· Managing the update and upgrade of WordPress sales pages
· Help create the emailing/mailshot sales plan
· Design mailshots and infographics for the different congresses
· Create visuals for social media promotion
· Work closely, and proactively assess needs within teams: sales, marketing, account managers

Requirements:

Creative person with sales and marketing experience
• Detail oriented and attentive to all aspects of the content, design, creation, and teams’ expectations
• Strong project management skills with the ability to multi-task and set priorities for yourself and your team members within tight deadlines
• Team player
• Ability to think ‘outside of the box’
• Ability to work independently

Education & Experience:

• BA in Marketing or other relevant education with a sales & marketing focus
• 2-3 years’ experience as a marketing specialist, sales operations, or similar positions
• Experience in the medical field – advantage
• WordPress knowledge
• English – fluent – professional/mother tongue level, verbal and written
• Experience in most aspects of the marketing-mix, online marketing, social media

What we offer:

· Competitive salary and a full-time labor contract
· Fixed working hours (Monday-Friday)
· Additional social benefits
· Hybrid working mode– office with a great location and home office option for limited time
· A challenging environment that will stimulate you to grow as a professional
· Experience in multinational company

Please email your CV to: ptodeva@kenes.com

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Kenes Associations, a division of the Kenes Group provides association management services worldwide. We specialize in servicing scientific and medical not-for-profit organizations that are national, regional or international. we are searching for an Executive Manager, to join our team.

Requirements:

  • Prepare and follow detailed work plan and timelines in line with strategic plan
  • Recommendation and implementation of tasks in line with strategic priorities
  • Implementation of agreed policies
  • Executive support to the Officers and Board
  • Advice and guidance on governance issues
  • Management of elections according to the Society’s guidelines and handling transition period of the board
  • Management of travel grants including planning, budget, process, allocation, communication
  • Management of endorsement process, administration and follow up
  • Manage and oversee suppliers to deliver agreed activities
  • Identify and coordinate engagement with industry partners

Qualifications:

  • University degree or equivalent
  • Excellent English (verbal & written). other international languages- an advantage
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office XP)
  • Operational knowledge of all elements of managing a non-profit organization
  • Proven ability to work with an executive team/board
  • High level of commercial and financial awareness
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Advanced information technology skills
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Wide general cultural knowledge with discretion and diplomacy
  • Good judgment and the capacity to work independently, proactively and creatively
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders and international bodies
  • Experience of large scale conferences/live events- an advantage
  • Experience working with scientific organizations- an advantage

Please email your CV to: sgivon@kenes.com

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Kenes Is looking for a highly motivated Scientific Program Coordinator to joing it’s family!

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for written communications, promotional and printed materials in relation to the congress program

• Preparation and management of all aspects of the scientific program

• Contact with congress VIPs, including committee members and invited speakers

• Create/track initiated and dictated correspondence in English, with clients and other VIPs

• Work closely with the committee on the scientific program, including abstract processing/scheduling

• Receive/upload information/data to the congress database

• Provide texts (in English) for project literature, including proofreading

• Responsible for print production of congress materials; coordinate/plan with graphics department

• Manage, track and QA the scientific program

• Adhere to work procedures and production deadlines

• Track project material (e.g. abstracts)

• Plan/prioritize tasks for work schedule; report to Operations Manager

Requirements:

• Highly detail-oriented, well organized, attention to detail and accuracy processing vast amounts of data

• Ability to prioritize and multitask (4-6 projects simultaneously)

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and work under pressure for long periods of time

• Ability to work extra hours, including weekends

• Pro-active approach – ability to foresee problems before they occur

• Service oriented – ability to communicate effectively with clients

• Strong collaboration skills and a good team player

• Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to draft correspondence in English

• Position will require travel abroad from time to time

Education & Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree – advantage

• Minimum 1-2 years’ professional experience in an administration support role

• English – fluent – native speaker/mother tongue level, verbal and written

• Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Internet, ERP systems; familiarity with additional computer programs, CMS and website back office editing – advantage

Please email your CV to: careers@kenes.com

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Kenes Group is an international company that organizes medical conferences all around the globe. We are a team of motivated and friendly individuals who regularly travel to foreign destinations and whose mission is to empower knowledge.

Kenes Group is looking for a Hotel Operations Specialist who will be responsible for providing professional services in the area of Hotel Reservations.

YOUR MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide excellent customer support to all Kenes Group clients;
  • Conduct all hotels reservations along with payments, billing, invoicing, amendments, cancellations, etc.;
  • Update the Kenes Group allotment systems with the necessary data;
  • Communicate efficiently on a daily basis with all external suppliers, negotiate rates and deadlines;
  • Work closely with all Kenes Group departments and project teams, outside suppliers, including hotels, local agents, wholesalers, pharmaceutical companies and travel agencies around the world;
  • Meet and exceed the hotels’ operations targets;
  • The position requires occasional travel abroad, including representing Kenes Group on-site at congresses (4-5 times a year);

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN YOUR JOB:

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree – an advantage;
  • Minimum of two years of experience in hotels, tourism, travel, or the events industry;
  • Knowledge of rates and other established concepts in the hotel industry – an advantage;
  • Extensive experience in a global work environment;
  • Fluent English, verbal and written communication, other European languages – an advantage;
  • Computer skills – full comprehension of Microsoft Office, ERP systems, interfaces between different systems;

Personality:

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, where multitasking is required, prioritizing and meeting tight deadlines;
  • Highly service oriented;
  • An excellent team player;
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented and organized;
  • Ability to work independently, highly reliable, reporting to management if/when problems arise;

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Competitive salary and a full-time labor contract
  • Fixed working hours (Monday-Friday)
  • Additional social benefits
  • Hybrid working mode– office with a great location and home office option for limited time
  • challenging environment that will stimulate you to grow as a professional
  • Experience in multinational company.

Please email your CV to: vdzhelepova@kenes.com

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About the position:

Kenes is looking for a highly motivated, Product Coordinator to join our international product division. This is a tremendous opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the global product world. The Product Coordinator will be responsible for providing daily support to the global Product Manager with a focus on product operations and delivery.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL ENTAIL:

  • Supports the Product Managers by assisting and implementing product activities
  • Assists with day-to-day product tasks
  • Coordinates delivery and execution with external vendors
  • Routinely communicate with our clients, their teams, and stakeholders – understand what they are missing based on their needs, negotiation skills and competitor analysis
  • Creates sales propositions and coordinates products for industry clients
  • Ensures excellent customer service and quality delivery
  • Proactively assesses, clarifies, and validates customer needs on an ongoing basis
  • Grows and further develops existing and new products – by offering additional products and services
  • Works closely with external and internal cross-functional teams to ensure a flawless performance
  • On-site – operates and supervises the products onsite. Additionally, provides support to onsite teams during congresses

NEEDED SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-2-years experience in product development/product operations/project management
  • Specify market requirements (MRD) for existing and future products, according to marketing strategy
  • Interest in creating, developing, testing and analyzing new and existing products
  • Technological and analytical orientation
  • Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft Office programs
  • Basic understanding of HTML, API, CSS.
  • General knowledge and experience in UX/UI design and concepts
  • Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft Office programs
  • Close attention to detail and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent writing & communications skills
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, Marketing or related field – advantage
  • English – native or mother-tongue level– written and spoken

Please email your CV to: careers@kenes.com

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Kenes Group, is looking for a highly motivated, experienced Social Media Specialist.
The Social Media Specialist carries the overall responsibility to manage our client’s social media channels including: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, from strategy to execution and content creation.

Responsibilities:
∙ Maintaining all aspects of day-to-day community engagement for our social media channels
∙ Collaborate with marketing teams to develop strategic social media plans for our clients
∙ Execute campaigns, maintain a content calendar, monitor and engage with audience

∙ Take initiatives to build communities for each of our clients brand.
∙ Participate in conversations and answer comments related to our content and brand.
∙ Identify and resolve problems professionally, using appropriate internal resources.
∙ Utilize strong writing skills to create social media content.
∙ Design images for posts.
∙ Manage budget for paid ad campaigns across platforms.
∙ Prepare reports – internally and externally for clients.
∙ Respond to changes in social networks and adapt accordingly.
∙ Lead workshops for clients on social media.

Requirements:
∙ Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

∙ Capable of communicating on status of tasks and long term projects
∙ Experience with generating ideas, self-motivated and the ability to work independently
∙ Strong collaboration skills and experience with working as a team player
∙ Excellent communication skills – oral and written
∙ Organizational and Internet research skills
∙ Understanding of social media platforms and advertising on them
∙ Ability to work on weekends when traveling

Education and Experience:
∙ Bachelor’s Degree in communications, marketing or advertising, or related field
∙ Minimum 2-3 years professional experience with social media
∙ Thorough understanding of and expert-level user of all social media technologies
∙ Experience in creating paid advertising campaigns on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
∙ Experience building online interaction among members of a large-scale community.
∙ English – native or mother tongue level – written and spoken
∙ Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft Office programs
∙ Basic design skills

Please email your CV to: sgivon@kenes.com

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For our Kenes team – the world’s leading Professional Conference Organizers of medical and scientific events, we are looking for a Project Manager.
This person will be responsible to manage all operational aspects of conferences in accordance with the provided timeline, specs and budget. Manage an operational Gantt including schedules set for supporting departments (i.e. managing project timelines of additional team members, such as volunteers.
Ensure that the client expectations are met, coupled with ensuring the highest level of service and adherence to company standards.
All above according to the requirements of the customer Kenes.

Requirements:

• Excellent time management skills
• Multi-tasking
• Service oriented (high level)
• Experience in managing budgets / financial targets
• Leader and at the same time can work as “one of the team”
• High degree of accuracy
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Education and experience:

• Academic degree – required
• Ability to work long hours, overtime as needed, including weekends
• Global citizen in spirit – position requires frequent travel abroad
• Fluent/high-level of English; knowledge of other European languages – an advantage
• Excellent computer skills, including all Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Outstanding communication skills (spoken and written)
• Independent with high level of discipline

Please email your CV to: careers@kenes.com

Position Code: #01-2021